Grant WriterJune 18, 2022 2022-06-18 13:35
FTE 0.125 Volunteer (approx. 5 hrs/wk)
We are looking for someone to serve as a grant researcher and writer. This person will work closely with staff and faculty persons to research and write grant proposals pertinent to the mission of the Seminary. Further, this person will develop and maintain good working relationships with current and potential funding organizations. This is a remote position, and can be done from anywhere (provided the time zone differences don’t prohibit regular workday interactions in a primarily North American context).
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Grant research and writing skills
- Communication skills (interpersonal, written word, email)
- Working knowledge of Google Suite of products (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Classroom, Sites, etc.)
- Working knowledge of Zoom software
- Research, draft, and submit proposals that help Pillar receive grant funding
- Attend funding strategy meetings
- Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other such organizations
- Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities
REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEERS
- Be in wholehearted agreement with Pillar’s Statement of Faith (the Apostles’ Creed)
- Be in wholehearted agreement with Pillar’s mission and values
- Must work well with others on a team
- Must be able to engage others in a courteous and professional manner
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS OR PREFERENCES
- Must have a college degree
- Seminary experience preferred
- Grant writing certification preferred
OTHER REQUIREMENTS OR PREFERENCES
- Active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
- Active participation in a local church
- Grant writing experience preferred
- Must be highly organized and detail oriented
- This is a remote position. Must be able to provide your own computer and workspace sufficient to see the demands of the job can be met. An institutional email account will be provided.
- Must be able to provide your own phone for work use purposes
- Works with: President, Academic Dean, Provost, Director of Development, Director of Student Services, Faculty persons
- Reports to: Director of Development
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Lifting up to 20 pounds is an occasional but essential requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be asked to bend and kneel. Vision (with or without accommodations) is required to correctly identify color, clarity, contrast, and depth perception.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Bent Tree Bible Fellowship is a religious organization and reserves the right to discriminate based on the basis of religion.